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Public Health Lead

  • Employer: Richmond upon Thames & Wandsworth Borough Council
  • Reference: R006487
  • Published: Thu 01/11/2018, 11:33 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 18/11/2018, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £40,410 to £49,200 per annum inclusive plus Performance Related Pay
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Richmond Upon Thames and Wandsworth

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth present a unique opportunity to be part of a team who are working together to create a ground-breaking shared staffing structure across both boroughs.

We are recruiting to two Public Health Lead roles to support both councils to improve the health and wellbeing of the local populations of Richmond and Wandsworth. The posts are permanent positions within the Healthcare Public Health Team and the Children's, Sexual Health and Regeneration Team.

The Public Health Lead for Healthcare Public Health will also include leading on quality assurance, long term conditions pathways and supporting Clinical Commissioning Groups in both boroughs.

The Public Health Lead for Children's, Sexual Health and Regeneration will include setting a strategic vision for schools, leading and implementing the sexual health strategies in both boroughs.

Additional responsibilities for both roles will include identifying the health needs of the population, advising on and developing strategic plans for commissioning services to meet those needs, providing commissioning support to the NHS and other Council departments, and highlighting inequalities and improving outcomes for all residents. The post holders will provide specialist Public Health advice and leadership and lead significant multi-agency and multi-disciplinary projects across two councils. These posts will offer the opportunity to be involved in different aspects of Public Health, and flexibility will be important. 

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  These may include compressed hours, home working and part time working (dependent on service need). We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays. 

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as Performance Related Pay, membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.

Candidates can apply for one or both roles, please specify in your application form and tailor your application as appropriate.

For an informal discussion about the Public Health Lead for Children's, Sexual Health and Regeneration please contact Hannah Gill on 07773576531.


For an informal discussion about the Public Health Lead for Healthcare Public Health please contact Kate Parsley on 020 8871 5019 or 07468 715639.

Please apply on-line at   jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk

This post is subject to a DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date: Sunday 18th November 2018

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change. 

Equality Statement

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.
We are pleased to be Disability Confident employer.


Important Information:

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.
  • Employer: Richmond upon Thames & Wandsworth Borough Council
  • Reference: R006487
  • Published: Thu 01/11/2018, 11:33 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 18/11/2018, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £40,410 to £49,200 per annum inclusive plus Performance Related Pay
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Richmond Upon Thames and Wandsworth

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